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Latino Alumni Network event at Chicago Latino Film Festival

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A poster portraying the actors of "My Worst Wedding," a film at the 33rd Chicago Latino Film Festival. (Photo courtesy of the Chicago Latino Film Festival).

Join the Latin@ Alumni Network for an outing Wednesday, May 3, in support of the 33rd Chicago Latino Film Festival. First, the group will gather for food and conversation at Emilio’s Tapas Sol y Nieve. Then they will take a three-minute walk to grab a seat and enjoy the Peruvian comedy My Worst Wedding in Spanish with English subtitles.

The film features Maricielo, who runs a small shop in a local mall while daydreaming about the torrid romances of her favorite soap opera characters. Her life is turned upside-down when, one day, a little boy named Ignacio and his reluctant butler, Pablo, walk into her store with an unusual proposition: They ask her to pose as a wedding planner so she can derail Ignacio’s father’s (Mexican soap opera superstar Gabriel Soto) wedding. All hell breaks loose at the wedding as Maricielo tries her best to ruin the happy occasion in Adolfo Aguilar’s farcical debut.

When: Wednesday, May 3
6:15 p.m., Alumni gathering at Emilio’s Tapas Sol y Nieve, 215 East Ohio Street, Chicago
8:15 p.m., My Worst Wedding at AMC River East 21 Theatres, 322 East Illinois Street, Chicago

Space is very limited. The cost of the event is $10 and includes show tickets and light appetizers. Dinner is not included in the cost. Register by May 1 online or by calling Alumni Relations at (309) 438-2586 or (800) 366-4478.


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